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The Wildlife Illustrations of Kaitlin Bauer

The Wildlife Illustrations of Kaitlin Bauer By Anna Horsnell We are not alone. Humans share planet Earth with a tremendous variety of other life forms. The animals around us look back at us, aware, holding us to account perhaps. Kaitlin Bauer is one who sees and pays homage through her fine wildlife drawings. The connection between animal and human is so often through the eyes, and Bauer understands that bond. Whether her subject is a great horned owl or a grizzly bear, she captures the direct stare or coy expression of the seemingly inattentive. She aims for the candid moment,…
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ArtCan News

ArtCan News As the summer season comes to a close we’re reflecting on all the exciting events we had the privilege of hosting at ArtCan: many of the Kitchen Parties with Kim Barlow – a lovely variety of musicians, poets and writers; 5 abstract artists from Annapolis Royal presented a beautiful show during the month of August, and many students have also been making great work in the studio. Thank you to all the fantastic artists for making such a memorable summer! ArtCan Café will continue to serve coffee and desserts throughout the fall, but the lunch service will end…
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Berries & Friends: What’s Growing at U-Picks Around the Valley

Berries & Friends: What’s Growing at U-Picks Around the Valley Lindsey Reddin Boates Farm 432 Bligh Road, Woodville 9am-5pm 902-678-7301 or boatesfarm.ca Certified organic apples & pears. Daniels U-Pick 4499 Highway 14 Windsor Forks 11am-5pm 902-798-5432 Plums, pears, apples. Dempsey Corner Orchards 2717 Highway 221 Aylesford 10am-5pm, closed Sunday 902-847-1855 or Facebook Garden veggies, pears, grapes, apples, pumpkins. $2 farm admission Elderkin’s Farm Market 10362 Highway 1 Greenwich 8am-9pm, Sundays 9am-9pm 902-542-7198 or Facebook Blackberries, garden veg & herbs, pears, apples. Foote Family Farm 1972 Woodville Road Woodville 8am-5pm, closed Sunday 902-678-4371 or Facebook Apples. Gates U-Pick 1269 Starrs Point…
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Newest Jan Coates Novel to Benefit Feed Nova Scotia

Newest Jan Coates Novel to Benefit Feed Nova Scotia Submitted With the release of Jan L. Coates’ new children’s book, Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, Nevermore Press in Lunenburg will be donating one dollar from the sale of each book to Feed Nova Scotia from now through October 14, Thanksgiving Day. Say What You Mean is the second middle-grade novel published under Nevermore’s Trap Door Books imprint. In Say What You Mean, twelve-year-old Jake MacKinnon rescues an old hound dog from the pound. Sandy turns out to be a fairy dogmother, who grants Jake’s greatest wish—to be…
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Gallery Round-Up

Gallery Round-Up A decidedly incomplete collection of local artistic destinations in alphabetical order 7Arts 619 Central Ave, Greenwood facebook.com/7Arts2/ Acadia University Art Gallery 10 Highland Ave, Wolfville gallery.acadiau.ca ArtCan Gallery & Cafe 9850 Main St. Canning artcan.com Artists Landing Gallery Avon River Heritage Society Museum 17 Belmont Road, Newport Landing avonriverheritage.com ARTsPLACE Gallery 396 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal arcac-artsplace.weebly.com Bear River Artworks 1913 Clementsvale Rd, Bear River bearriverartworks.com Blue Mind Gallery 1888 Clementsvale Road, Bear River bluemindgallery.com The Bread Gallery 7778 Highway #14, Newport facebook.com/TheBreadGallery David Lacey Gallery 11 Cove Rd, Centreville davidlaceygallery.com Far-Fetched Gallery 218 St. George Street,…
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“Fugitives and Heroes” at Hardware Gallery for September

“Fugitives and Heroes” at Hardware Gallery for September Submitted Hardware Gallery is pleased to present “Fugitives and Heroes,” featuring the work of artists Echo Nara and Michael Greer. The exhibit runs from August 30 to September 25. An opening reception, with the artists in attendance, will be held at the gallery, 36 Cornwallis Street, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Thursday, September 12. All are welcome. Raised in Italy, Spain, and Belgium, Michael Greer was exposed to centuries of European artistic tradition from a young age. He studied fine arts at the University of Guelph, OCAD University, and the Academie des Beaux-Arts de Watermael-Boitsfort in…
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Acadia Performing Arts Series Begins Season with Canadian Piano Quartet

Acadia Performing Arts Series Begins Season with Canadian Piano Quartet By François Côté Canadian Piano Quartet Sunday, September 15, 7:30pm Festival Theatre, Wolfville The Canadian Piano Quartet is the coming together of two of the finest piano duos of our time, the Duo Turgeon and the Bergmann Duo. Both husband and wife duos are regarded as global leaders of the multi-piano genre. They have established enviable world-wide reputations through hundreds of concerts and multiple recordings resulting in dozens of prestigious prizes and broadcasts throughout the world. Up to forty fingers tickling the ivory with virtuosity ! From September 2019 to…
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Featurepreneur: Kym Bennett of Realm (on Elm)

Featurepreneur: Kym Bennett of Realm (on Elm) By Genevieve Allen Hearn Kym Bennett is the owner of the new eclectic shop Realm (on Elm!) and kindly filled this Grapevine writer in on what a boutique “for the Modern Mystic” is all about. The Grapevine (GV): How do you describe your boutique? Kym Bennett (KB): Realm is a spiritual space that incorporates elements from many beliefs, cultures, and traditions throughout the world. I consider it an oasis of calm in an otherwise busy world. We lovingly curate a constantly evolving collection of crystals, unique books, oracles, curiosities, metaphysical products, and supplies…
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Berries & Friends: What’s Growing at U-Picks Around the Valley

Berries & Friends: What’s Growing at U-Picks Around the Valley By Lindsey Redden Arirang Farms 620 Belcher Street, Port Williams, open 9am-6pm 902-599-4949 Spray-free blueberries, BYO boxes. Boates Farm 432 Bligh Road Woodville 902-678-7301 boatesfarm.ca Certified organic apples & pears. Blueberry Acres 1225 Middle Dyke Road, Sheffield Mills, open 9am-5pm 902-582-1482 or Facebook Blueberries. Daniels U-Pick 4499 Highway 14 Windsor Forks, open 11am-6pm, Sun 12pm-5pm 902-798-5432 Plums, pears, apples. Dempsey Corner Orchards 2717 Highway 221 Aylesford, open 10am-5pm, closed Sunday 902-847-1855 or Facebook Blueberries, plums, peaches, pears, garden vegetables, early apples, pumpkins. $2 farm admission Elderkin’s Farm Market 10362 Highway…
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Book Arts at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market Presented by Box of Delights

Book Arts at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market Presented by Box of Delights Calling all book lovers! The Box of Delights Bookshop is thrilled to invite you to Book Arts at the Market (BAM) 2019. BAM is a celebration of all things print: from books and editors, to illustrators and librarians, to publishers and printing presses! Join us at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, August 14 from 4-7pm as we fill the Market with book lovers, publishers, print artists, literacy warriors, and more. Included in our long list of incredible participants are publishers, including Gaspereau Press and Nimbus Publishing; literacy…
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